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the ground. laura? >> i am standing at the north side of h.p. pavilion. there were hundreds of law enforcement folks mostly standing out here waiting to go inside. you can see they have opened the doors. most of them have gone in. there were some members of the public in that group standing out here. some of them are associated with various law enforcement from the bay area. that included a couple we met from santa cruz who volunteer with the police department and their daughter was the dispatcher on duty when detective baker and butler were gunned down. well hear from them. >> it shows that officers that are sworn to protect us put their lives on the line every moment of every day they are on duty. it is a same we have to lose sergeant baker and detective butler in this way for our community to come together and realize the respect that we must show law enforcement and their officers. >> we definitely want to support not only the santa cruz p.d. but the families of the officers and it is so very, very tragic. >> we have video coming out. >> those folks, their daughter was the disp
draped down at the entrance of hp pavilion. >> law enforcement came from ash the state to the memorial. laura anthony joins with us more on that. laura? >> people began lining up before the motorcade arrived here this morning. many of them were from law enforcement community well aware that they, too, put their lives on the line every day. thousands of police officers from as far as nork po nork and maryland converged on hp pavilion wearing black bands on badges. ones signal they've lost, in this case, two of their own. >> it's a brotherhood and a sister hood we understand how a tragedy like this can happen every day. >> among mourners howard jordan, remembering all too well a similar memorial almost exactly six years ago. >> we know what the santa cruz police department is going through. unfortunately we're probably one of the only agencies in the country facing similar circumstances. many knew the officers personally. in this case, the detective sargeant, butch baker. >> he was a good guy, always out to help someone if they needed help. it doesn't matter who you were, just there to h
the request saying it wasn't appropriate under california law. the judge questioned lawyers ability to represent the actress in california. if convicted she can end up back in jail. >> we've seen a ton of hand and foot print ceremonies but have never seen a giant book print promoting the movie "jack the giant slayer". >> it's a change, isn't it? it's fun to be involved. >> it opens today. across the pond excitement is building at the preemer james franco dished why he want td play the wizard he is not perfect and makes mistakes. he gets to the land of oz everyone thinks he's a real wizard and he's not. >> still ahead this is deadline day for congress looks like spending cuts goring to go into affect both sides met today. >> plus a horrific scene in florida after a sink hole opened underneath a house. a man was pulled underground. >> and a >>> cuts commonly known as seek quest traigs are scheduled to go into effect at 9:00 p.m. our time. >> it was a last ditch effort nobody put much faith in. after meeting with leaders the president said today he can't force congress to reach a deal
. they talk about these gun laws and everything. but it's a guy wants a gun he's going to get one, someplace. >> the blog posted two new photos of detective butler and baker. two beloved officers from that department. the viewing here will continue until 8:00. >> thank you, david. final arrangements in place for the the memorial service tomorrow. >> here is a look inside hp pavilion. it's expected to be filled. if you zront a way to get there, the santa cruz metro is offering bus vouchers for the ride over the hill if you need one go to abc 7 news.com. look under see it on tv. and cal train and amtrak offering free rides to law enforcement personnel. >> organizers released a list of dignitaries including governor brown, attorney harris, former defense secretary leon panetta and democratic congressman sam far. >> kaiser permanente arena will open at 10:00 in the morning. they'll be showing service there live as well the dell mar theater that opens at 11:00. parking at depot park will be free tomorrow z there is a link to public transportation and other lots in santa cruz on our web site. >> a
. >>> they say arkansas has the toughest anti-abortion law in the nation. lawmakers in the state overrode the veto to ban abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy. opponents say they will go to court to prevent the law from taking effect this summer. >>> and it was an emotional moment in tucson, arizona, for former congresswoman gabby giffords. she returned to the place where she was gunned down two years ago. speaking just 15 words, giffords along with her husband mark kelly urged washington to pass background checks for gun purchases. >> be bold, be courageous. fully support background checks. thank you very much. >> giffords and kelly placed a bouquet of white roses and daisies at a memorial honoring those who died in the attack which nearly killed her. >>> all right, coming up, america's favorite place for clothing results in a new survey that might surprise you. >>> and it's a big day for facebook. get ready for some more changes. >> oh, boy, i hate when that happens. >>> plus the warning for spring breakers heading to florida. you won't be alone in the water. >>> welcome back. the stoc
in spirit for generations to follow. >> law enforcement officers were joined with people from around the bay area and beyond who came to pay respects at hp pavilion. >> after the service there was a very sobering scene. a gauntlet as they called it, of uniformed police and firefighters lined the streets. as it went by, among those on hand officers from oakland. a city that knows whale a day like this is like. with a helicopter fly over, the caskets of the two police officers left the hp pavilion and traveled under a giant american flag. among a.long the way there was a succession of salutes who lined what is called the gunt let them came to reflect on what the community lost. >> two great people. two great friends. >> among those who came to remember detective butch baker and elizabeth butler, thousands of members of law enforcement. >> it's the kinld of thing you don't know how much you need it. i feel like this community and state has got our back. >> a police chief, paul miller took a training class with butch baker. >> i remember we had to have video and he went out and found three stoog
. this time, the son-in-law. he has been brought to the united states. so, how did they find him? and what is he saying tonight? abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross has been reporting the story all day. >> reporter: in the world of al qaeda, he was the guy who married the boss' daughter, which gave him a place of prominence next to osama bin laden. but sulaiman abu ghaith never took over the family terror business and became better known as the loudmouth son-in-law. the al qaeda spokesman who proclaimed his delight in this video over the 9/11 attacks on the united states. there wasn't even a reward posted for the son-in-law on the u.s. rewards for justice terrorism website. but the cia has been tracking abu ghaith for years, according to u.s. officials, as he moved first from afghanistan to iran and then, in january, into turkey, where he was arrested based on a u.s. tip. >> once he left iranian territory and got into turkey, with very close monitoring by u.s. government agencies, he was -- his days were numbered. >> reporter: the turks then sent abu ghaith to jordan, where,
underage kids to go to my blog. in fact, i don't think they should. if the law says if you're under 18, you can't view porn. >> reporter: but on the other hand you're also saying maybe they'll get something out of this. >> i would like to think that i'm opening up their sexual experience and being able to take their boyfriends and say hey, i saw this in a porno, i want to try this. i don't think porn should be used as an actual learning guide. >> reporter: and believe it or not, james said he knew he wanted to be a porn star ever since the day he found an old porn magazine. he was just in kindergarten. >> so here i am in kindergarten. i just learned what sex was. it all kind of just made sense. >> reporter: wait, at kindergarten? you didn't want to get in porn since kindergarten, or are you telling me -- >> yeah, i did. maybe first grade. it's this weird moment i will always remember where i was like this is what i want to be when i grow up. >> reporter: dean was even suspended once where he told a teacher he dreamed of a life in porn. the young fans tell us they're drawn to dean because he
to the memorial for all members of law enforcement. there is a stop right acrossç the street from hp pavilion. our live coverage begins at 11:00 a.m. live here on awc 7 news and on abc 7 news.com we'll be streaming it there for you. for more information another z.other details on how to watch the memorial service go to our web site. abc 7 news.com. click on see it on tv. >> a driver accused of slamming into a new york taxi and killing a young couple turned himself in to police. the 44-year-old surrendered in pennsylvania today. this is video from sunday morning's accident. police say he broadsided a taxi killing a couple. their baby delivered by c section but later died. he has a long criminal record, including murder, robbery and drunk drive oogt man accused of running over and killing a lowell high school student on saturday made a first court appearance today. the 29-year-old keeran brewer did not enter a plea but had bailu reduced to $300,000. police say he was dwrumpk a blood alcohol level above 09 when hitting the 17-year-old henry chang on slope boulevard. the teenager celebrated her b
. -- extinct in the wild. they hand raised him as cub, but they removed him from the house because law prohibits physical contact with lions after three months of age. >> we have seven and eight-year-old tigers that we still feed and walk on a leash and have contact with. >> reporter: carl mitchell runs a similar sanctuary outside september september las vegas, nevada where they allow it. they say it makes it more dangerous for the handlers. >> they are like your baby you bottle feed. they have the contact and then to take it away it is like putting them into a psychological prison. >> cat haven is a respected sanctuary, but he is not sure of his policy. his interns are taking years to understand the animals. they would working in kenya and last october she posted on her facebook page she was headed to california to work at the cat haven. the last inspections show no violations dating back to march 2010. dale anderson says he is trying to find out if intern and, woulders followed the protocol. alan wang, live in the newsroom, abc7 news. >> alan, thank you. >>> diane hanson's father pos
, state, and local law enforcement spanning now a surprising series of arrests. you saw it here first on abc7 news. our reporter has been in oakland all morning and amy, you have the latest? >> information is still coming in, kristen, but at this hour they have arrested 12 people. they went out looking for some of the most violent offenders in oakland, and these are people wanted for felony, some even for murder. police took this ak-47 out of an oakland home during an early morning raid involving 14 law enforcement agencies including u.s. marshals. >> it is one of the largest sweeps we have done with the help of our federal partners. it is probably the first time that i can recall where we have actually served multiple warrants simultaneously at different locations spokesmanning throughout the buy area. >> oakland police have been sugar landing the round up for six months with suspects waking up to grenades outside their home and a phone call and police announcing on a loudspeaker that the home was surrounded. many of their neighbors also heard the noise. >> it is a lost racket so usu
morning raids. >> good evening. police officers and law enforcement officers from 14 other agencies served warrants in search of suspects and evidence they sthai may be connected to violent crimes throughout the city. oakland police with 14 other agencies, made their move before dawn targeting those think sea were planning violent acts within the community. officers served 20 in oakland there are key people we targ yitd for this operation. those people we went after, today. >> 12 suspects were arrested and multiple firearms recovered. police say they're searching for a half dozen more suspects believed to have committed or participated in numerous crimes. conspiracy to commit murder attempted murder. >> the deputy chief gave no details on that attack. the list of alleged crimes continues and names of the police say are responsible are family. this video provided by the police department. police say the two gangs are responsible foremost of the violent crime. police say one of three people arrested in the murder of ravi kumra is a member of money team. in all, more than 100 officers and age
restrictive abortion law will now go in effect, the arkansas law bans most abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy. arkansas' democratic governor vetoed the law this week saying it contradicts the united states constitution but the arkansas republican house of representatives overrode the veto following the lead by the republican senate. the aclu is promising to fight it. >> from capitol hill, a 13 hour filibuster led by kentucky senator rand paul is over. paul ended the filibuster just before 10:00 our time last night trying to delay the expected confirmation of john brennan to lead the c.i.a. he is opposed to the support of the unmanned drone policy during his filibuster, the kentucky senator received some support from republican colleagues. and 2 that hours is a last talking in the morning. >> and we get to divide up the talking. >> and now, the showers today. >> it is important. people want to know if they are going to get wet and how the commute. be, and you can see a wall of water coming at us from the west. so, most of us this morning are going to get through our commute dry. a
on abc 7 news and abc 7 news.com. cal train offering free service to the memorial for members of law enforcement6z te city is offering four metro bus vouchers for those with no other way to the service. go to abc 7 news.com for details. >> we are learning new details about the man who shot and killed those two police officers last week. deputies say jeremy goulet lost his coffee shop job, sold his motorcycle and told house mates he was moving out. police say the sargeant and detective went to golet's house to investigate a groping case. goulet opened fire on theme a lion mauled and killed an employee inside of a cage in a wild animal sanctuary. it happened in the big cat haven in dunlap. deputies put down the lion when they arrived. >> this is very rare. because of the safety requirements, animal employee interaction was limited other than a showcase situation this, is a situation where you have had someone too close to one. >> the facility houses several exotic species. >> bay area has had some much-needed rain. >> but the rain caused a tree to come down, taking down cable and phon
raised him as cub, but they removed him from the house because law prohibits physical contact with lions after three months of age. >> we have seven and eight-year-old tigers that willa still feed and walk on and leash and have contact with. >> reporter: carl mitchell runs a similar sanctuary outside september september las vegas, nevada where they allow it. they say it makes it more dangerous for the handlers. >> they are like your baby you bottle feed. they have the contact and then to take it away it is like putting them into a psychological prison. >> cat haven is a respected sanctuary, but he is not sure of his policy. his interns are taking years to understand the animals. they would working in kenya and last october she posted on her facebook page she was headed to california to work at the cat haven. the last inspections show no violations dating back to march 2010. dale anderson says he is trying to find out if intern and, woulders followed the protocol. alan wang, live in the newsroom, abc7 news. >> alan, thank you. >>> diane hanson's fathernt o posted a statement on his facebo
lila, thanks for that. >>> osama bin laden's son-in-law will remain behind bars in new york city. sulaiman abu ghaith, a former al qaeda spokesman, pleaded not guilty in federal court of -- on charges of conspiring to kill americans. he's already provided important new intelligence about the terror group. no date set for his trial. >>> and former olympic hero oscar pistorius could be facing more legal trouble soon. the lawyer for the family of model reeva steenkamp is considering a civil suit. he shot and killed his model girlfriend in his home on valentine's day. he's been charged with premeditated murder. he says it was an accident. >>> south dakota is the first state with a law to allow teachers to carry guns in classrooms. the bill was signed into law on friday. each district will decide now if their teachers can be armed at school. several other states have laws allowing teachers to carry weapons but none has a law specifically authorizing them to do so. >>> whole foods will become the first national grocery chain to require all genetically modified foods to be labeled as su
-sex marriage calling on the supreme court to overturn the law he signed in 1996 that bars federal recognition of same-sex marriage. he now is saying that the defense of marriage act is incompatible with the constitution. he writes in a william -- "washington post" op-ed he signed the law because other legislation would have been worse. >> another bush family member is showing interest in the white house, and jeb one is saying he could be interested in a presidential run in 2016. the younger brother former president george bush and son of former president george h.w. bush. he has been promoting a book on immigration reform and urging republicans to expand their vote are base. >> a new report shows that 20,000 illegal immigrants headed to college are applying for financial aid under the dream act for the first time. the new law allows students to get help regardless of their immigration status. our media partner, the "san jose mercury news" reporters they expect to award $19.5 million in grants to the dream act students. here in the bay area, for example, san jose state has already given campus
. >> osama bin laden's son-in-law is said to be arraigned in new york city this morning. the prosecution says he praised the september 11th attacks and warned this would be more. abc7 news reporter is live in washington, dc. >> officials call this man a key player saying he is kind of like a part of the mob. he. now stand trial. >> another senior al qaeda terrorist has been nabbed, osama bin laden's son-in-law is in custody and will appear before a federal magistrate in new york. he faces charges including conspiracy to kill u.s. citizens. he held a key position of al qaeda spokesman. in this video, he celebrates the help help attack on the united states. according to officials, the c.i.a. has been tracking him for years as he moved from afghanistan to iran and then in january into turkey where he was arrested. when he left iranian territory and got in turkey where close monitoring by the u.s. government agencies, his daze were numbered. he was transferred to jordan where the united states picked him up last week. the attorney general hold are said that no amount of distance or time will weak
only get worse. jay and a bay area law -- >> and a bay area lawmaker resigns after spending your tax dollars on his addiction. >> and facebook is set to get a new look again. we'll show you what is changing this time. >> and then later on jimmy kimmle live. >> thanks. tonight on jimmy kimmle live, matthew fox, the guys from duck dynasty and guillermo shares his tequilla with the guys on the red carpet. it is a new meaning to the term " >>> rescuers say a giant sinkhole is too unstable to try to recover a man whose bedroom collapsed into it near tampa, florida. five other people escaped from the home unharmed after the sinkhole opened up last night. the victim is now presumed dead. his brother tried to save him. >> we heard a loud crash. i ran in there and heard somebody screaming, and it was my brother screaming. i ran in there and all i can see is this big hole, and all i could see was the top of his bed. >> as i told the family earlier the only thing that would be worse than what they are feeling now for their loss is to experience additional human loss. >> engineers are concerned
gatos will examine a temporary ban on guns. the law would only apply to new gun shopsle comes after many neighbors voiced concern over the opening of a gun shop. it was allowed to operate before is received hit federal permit. >>> a seven-year-old boy in maryland claims he was suspended from school for eating his pop tart into the shape of a gun. josh's teacher thought his create it nibbling was more destructive than artist stick, and she claimed he said bang, bang, after the chewed the pop tart into the shape of a gun. he says he didn't. >> i was trying to make a mountain, but it didn't look like a mountain. and it turn out to be a gun. >> i would call it insanity. look at all the potential issues that could be dealt with in school. real threats. bull wheres. whatever the issue is. and it's a pastry. >> ama: the school refused to comment on camera citing confidential issues. >> starting tomorrow parking meter fees are going up around at&t park in san francisco. meter hours are extend it 10:00 p.m. on game days the rate is $7 an hour. the first event will be the world baseball classic on
. >> most of the laws are kind of, you know, chew around the edges. you might soon be able to tell web sites to stop tracking you and allow consumers to demand web sites not track them. the groups say this would be a no brainer to nearly everyone but there is push back. >> this business model is based on supplying -- spying on customers. that is whaits all about right now. it's crazy. >> the law introduced by jay rockerfeller if you're a user of evernote the cloud note sharing service you may have had problems signing on this morning. hackers managed to breech it's computer networks. the company says they got encrypted pass are words however no content was compromised. evernote is the latest tech company in recent weeks to fall victims to hackers. the budget showdown might have a direct impact and here is the proof. yellow stone national park will remain closed another two weeks. the service usually hires these contractors to clear snow from park entrance buzz cruise won't get hired until later this month. many will cover fewer programs for visitors because of the showdown. >> thank you. >>
is with uc hastings college of the law. >> we should have got an instruction that was correct. the argument that it wasn't right. >> the california supreme court must decide if the conviction should be upheld. it doesn't matter what instruction he got, right or wrong. the evidence was overwhelming waits second degree murder and we shouldn't reverse his conviction. >> i think it sends a message that domestic violence in itself is not a serious or that there may be provocations from certain things a victim would co-say to make sure death more understandable. and certainly we find that concerning. >> the court has 90 days to decide. >> all right. samsung next smart phone will include an i scrolling feature. an employee who spoke on condition of anonymity says galaxy x 4 will track a user's eye. when reaching the bottom of the page it will scroll down to reveal the next paragraph. it will be intro dmusd a news conference taking place in new york. that is something. >> remarkable. >> when your smart phone contract expires a law says you may not switch to another carrier but the president wants t
solutions and laws that are really going to make a difference for women and are going to save their lives. >> reporter: but universal background checks, even a ban on high capacity magazines are gun control measures holly for one stands firmly against. >> nobody has the right to tell us what's good for the next person. i don't dictate what's best for your family and you shouldn't dictate what's best for my family. if you want to carry a 30-round magazine, then by golly, do it. >> reporter: for "nightline," i'm juju chang outside austin, texas. >>> next up, her fierce court side attitude helped her break college basketball records. legendary coach pat summitt tells robin roberts about her toughest challenge yet. more than two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. and every day since, we've worked hard to keep it. today, the beaches and gulf are open for everyone to enjoy. we've shared what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. bp's also committed to america. we support nearly two-hundred-fifty thousand jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we
come and look under "see it on tv." caltrain and amtrak offer free trains to law enforcement personnel. kaiser permanente arena in santa cruz opens at 10:00. they will show the service live today. parking at depot park is free today. there is a link to public transportation and other parking lots in santa cruz on our website. we will carry the service live from the pavilion here on abc7 news. our coverage will start with our midday news at 11:00 and we will stream the service at abc7news.com. >> investigators are trying to find out why a 24-year-old volunteer intern attack and killed by a lion was inside the big cat's enclosure while working yesterday at project survival cat haven sanctuary 45 miles east of fresno. this is video of the african lion. authorities arrived they found her severely injured, the founder of cat haven said they were unable to lure the lion away from the body. >> the lion was shot and killed. our thoughts and prayers go out to our friend and family and to her family at this time. >> this morning, it is said she died at the scene. they are trying to determine wha
up a full bedroom and 36-year-old jeff bush. >> the bedroom floor just collapsed. and my brother-in-law's in there. he's underneath the house. >> reporter: bush's brother, desperately trying to save him. >> i jumped in the hole. i was trying to dig him out. i couldn't find him. i started digging. and started digging. and the cops showed up and pulled me out of the hole. and told me the floor's still falling in. >> reporter: what started as a sinkhole 15 feet deep late thursday night, as opened up even further. it's tom 30 feet across and up to 100 feet deep. >> until we know where it's safe to bring the equipment, we really are handicapped and paralyzed. >> reporter: at any moment, the whole house could come crashing down. >> it should have collapsed by now. it's amazing that it hasn't. >> reporter: here's what's so difficult about this. you know, this ground, the radar has detected that the ground surrounding this house is very soft. and so, of course, that makes the rescue operation quite difficult. dan? >> thanks, gio. you can see the anguish in his brother's face. unimaginable. >>>
for all members of law enforcement. there is a caltrain stop across the street from h.p. pavilion. well carry the service live from h.p. pavilion on abc7 news today starting at midday at 11:00 on our news. we will stream it at abc7news.com. >> memorial bracelets are available to the public in honor of the fallen officers. each bracelet has a tag with an engraving of sergeant i baker and detective butler's badge numbers at $15 each. a portion of the proceeds are coe natured to the memorial fund. go to our website to purchase a bracelet. click on oh sigh it on tv i." >> this morning, investigators are working to find out why a lion killed an intern at an exotic animal park and why the young woman was even in the big cat'sen closure. kira klapper has new information from the newsroom. >> we learned the victim, 24-year-old, was just two months into an internship at the sanctuary. she was mailed by a lion yesterday. we have part of the 9-1-1 call that followed the death of the intern and the lion. >> animal is contained to the enclosure. the lion has been taken care of. >> police say around
and crime outweighs this concern, and that laws have determined these records must be disclosed to the public, and he told us when the person is exonerated or found not guilty, the record is removed at no charge. sofia says that was not her experience dealing with other companies. she says she explained over and over again how she was the victim and how the photos were preventing her from obtaining employment and she provided these court documents showing that prosecutors cleared her case. >> this was a wrongful arrest and the case was dismissed by the state attorney's office. >> reporter: but her picture remains published to this day. our inside expert says the real problem is the law, saying the industry would go away if authorities stopped treating booking photos like trophies. >> the police can stop this overnight. and this is the part that no one is talking about. why are we posting the mugshot of someone who simply missed traffic court? why is there a need, mr. sheriff, to post their photos? >> reporter: georgia lawmaker roger bruce is one man trying to shut down the mugsh
. for more go to otrc.com. >> still ahead here on abc 7 news at 4:00 osama bin laden's son-in-law appears in federal court what. he is saying to the intelligence official who's caught him. >> north korea's star. a leader kim jong un makes a visit to troops. >> michelle obama honors several women. stay with us. >>> the february jobs number showed a quarter million americans found work. the rate dropped to 7.7%. lowest in four years. the labor department says lawyers added 236,000 jobs in february. and wages have increased. mark matthews got reaction from workers and nancy pelosi. >> nancy pelosi was at ucsf to talk about the cuts but we did get to ask her about the job numbers. congress woman pell yosy asked to give her a platform to talk about. >> in case anyone missed it how important investments and science are to us. >> because of the sequester, uc. sf stands to lose $28 million from the nih. the. >> nih funded research identified hiv as cause of aids and that identified pr protease inhibitor that's saved thousands of lives. >> pelosi is convinced the sequester cuts will only hurt reco
, they can't be held. since both boards have gone on record opposing them here if the bill becomes law it's almost certain none will be held in the future. >> let the decision making be closer to the people affected by the decision. >> leno gathered a wide are qai of supporters all believed banning gun shows would reduce violent crime in the neighborhood. >> within two miles from this location here we have had 75 gun related crimes. >> sandy hook happens every day in bay view hunter's point and sunnyvale. enough is enough. >> sean richards started brothers against guns in the bay view. support for the bill is personal. >> i lost two brothers in 95 and 99 by gun violence. >> nra member says leno has it wrong. >> it will not turn violence around. we havep deeper causes ofb violence than he aware of. >> organizer dz not return our calls but the ceo of the cow palace did extolled us he does understand politics of guns but he wonders if leno's bill is the correct bill by singling out the cow palace and not other states that host gun show autos thank you very much. a disgruntelled employee who
for justice on the war on terror. the son-in-law of osama bin laden has been brought here to new york city. he was in a courtroom today, very near ground zero. abc's ron claiborne tells us why and what happened. >> reporter: security was tight this morning for the arrangement -- arrangement of sulaiman abu ghaith. the husband of osama bin laden's daughter. and the first member of the terror mastermind's family to appear in a u.s. civilian court. dressed in blue inmate's clothing, he said little during the proceeding, just yes and no to several questions from the judge. his lawyer entered the "not guilty" plea on his behalf. just before and after the 9/11 attacks, abu ghaith served as an outspoken propagandist for al qaeda. the indictment said he conspired and agreed to kill americans. but the justice department decided to try him in a civilian court rather than send him to guantanamo. if abu ghaith goes on trial, it will be here at the u.s. district courthouse in lower manhattan. that courthouse, less than one mile from here. ground zero. karen greenburg was inside the courtroom. >> when you b
the entire bay area with the help of 14 other law enforcement agencies. they served 24 high risk search warrants, 20 of them in oakland, two in antioch, one in pacifica and one in brentwood. this video shows a remote controlled robot scouting some of the targeted locations. the results of the raid, there were 12 arrests of members of two of the city's most notorious gangs. police are looking for half a dozen more suspects. >> there were key people that we know were involved in violent crime. those were the people that we went after today. >> katie: in all month, an hundred members of law enforcement were involved in the raids. >>> new this morning, san jose has seen a spike in crimes like burglaries and car thefts. "mercury news" looked at crime stats. 28,000 property crimes were reported in 2012 and that is nearly 30% increase over 2011 and the highest figure since 1995. it is generally a reflection of statewide trends for more property crimes. san jose ranks fifth among biggest large cities. >>> berkeley restaurant owner is hoping to be back in business after spending the night making
takedown in the war on terror, osama bin laden's son-in-law will appear in a manhattan courtroom today. he was caught in turkey and secretly flown to the u.s. abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross has been tracking it all. this could be a real intelligence coup. >> reporter: that's what they're saying. the son-in-law will appear to answer charges of conspiracy to kill u.s. citizens. as a top member of his father in law's inner circle. he once wrote, we have the right to kill 4 million americans, 1 million of them children. in the world of al qaeda, he was the guy who married the boss' daughter, which gave him a place of prominence. next to osama bin laden. but sulaiman abu ghaith never took over the family terror business. he became better known as the loud-mouthed son-in-law. the al qaeda spokesman, who proclaimed his delight in this video over the 9/11 attacks on the united states. the cia has been tracking him for years, according to u.s. officials. as he moved from afghanistan to iran and then in january into turkey where he was arrested. based on a u.s. tip. >> once he le
. >>> osama bin laden's son-in-law will remain behind bars in new york city. sulaiman abu ghaith pleaded not guilt in federal court of charges of conspireing to kill americans. he's already provided important new intelligence about the terror group. no date set for his trial. >>> and former on limpilympic h oscar pistorius could face a civil suit. he shot and killed his model girlfriend on his home on valentine's day. he's been charged with premeditated murder. he says it was an accident. >>> south dakota is the first state with a law to allow teachers to carry guns in classrooms. each district will decide now if their teachers can be armed at school. several other states allow them to carry weapons. >>> whole foods will become the first national grocery chain to have all gentlemen netly modified foods to be labeled. the labels must be in place within the next five years. the fda says there's no difference between organic and genetically modified foods. >>> while there are no good ways to lose a sporting event, some are worse than others. three seconds left in the basketball game, a play
. the law would only apply to new gunshots, and comes after many neighbors voiced concern over the opening of the gun shop. one questions why local authorities granted permission for the store to operate before it obtained the federal firearms sales permit. plan needs votes from four five council members in order to pass. >> ahead, the new program making sure that patients don't receive unnecessary medical tests at the doctor's office. >> and now, the dow is down 39 points and still over 14,000 mark. trading is underway and we will go to jane king at the new york stock exchange. but, first, five shootings in four days. a deadly weekend across the bay area has police staying very >> walnut creek, campbell, and all bay area, this is abc7 news. >> let's check with josh elliott at 6:45 for a look at "good morning america" at 7:00 a.m. >> good morning to the bay area. the stunning story of an 87-year-old woman collapsing at a retirement home and a nurse then refused to give her cpr despite pleas from the 9-1-1 operator. we will explain why the nursemaid the decision she did. that is next on "go
the terror. jtsdsr. >> the bedroom floor just collapsed and my brother-in-law is in there. he's under the house. a sink hole some 30 feet across and 100 feet deep opened up directly beneath jeff bush's bedroom. his brother tried desperately to save him. >> i jumped in the hole, tried to dig him out. i couldn't find him. i started digging and digging. the cops showed up and told me, the floor is still falling in. >> reporter: jeremy was rescued by police, but his brother is believed dead. the house condemned. the bush family said they had no idea they lived under a geological time bomb. this part of florida is known as sink hole alley. florida is riddled with them. look at these, all reported sink holes in florida since 1954. more than 3,000 since the '80s. seven other states are classified as sink hole prone, covering up to 40% of the country. sink holes form when limestone is eaten away by water, but the land above it stays in tact until it gives way. >> it burns through the rock. we're talking hundreds of thousands of years. >> reporter: the result, sink holes like this growing to t
:00. >> the house just fell through. the bedroom floor collapsed. my brother-in-law is in there. >> reporter: bush was on his bed when suddenly the floor caved in. he and the bedroom were swallowed up by a sinkhole that would become 40 feet wide and 100-feet deep. ground-penetrating radars scanning for soft spots found many. two neighboring homes also in danger of a collapse at any moment. families had just 20 minutes to get their belongings and go. now bush's family and friends are trying to move on. but just looking at what's left reminds them how quickly a life can change. and end. >> jeff laid his head down on his pillow to go to sleep. and he never got out of bed. >> reporter: crews will finish that demolition today. what happens next we just don't know because they're going to get that first real look at that sinkhole. robin? >> okay, gio, thank you very much. >> sad story. >> but, george, you had an interesting sunday. >> surreal is another word. we have a followup now to my interview with dennis rodman. on "this week" yesterday, i pressed for details on the meeting with kim jong-un. no ame
, always in italy and ireland. they have strict law there's. you don't want to not have it good to know. thank you. >> coming up next a member of the prison class of 72. >> convicted killer nose >> convicted killer nose longer on deathan) 3 days of wag to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful >>> it's a shocking case. a convicted double murderer released from prison and calls police to tell them he'd killed again. dennis stanworth is one of dozens of california inmates released after a 1972 supreme court decision overturning the death penalty. laura anthony looks into how many others have killed again. >> he was known as linoleum knife rapist. >> this woman talking about convicted double murderer
, that this is not a nursing home, but an independent living facility, which, by law, is not licensed to provide medical care. while local police said today they are investigating whether there was any criminal wrongdoing in this case, experts say -- >> what happened here was legal. believe it or not, we don't have to be a good samaritan. morally, we should be. >> reporter: back on the 911 call, as bayless continues to lie dying on the floor, the dispatcher tries a different tactic. >> is there anybody there that's willing to help this lady and not let her die? >> not at this time. >> reporter: so, the second question. if a stranger had jumped in, could they have been sued? the answer -- improbable. most states have laws protecting good samaritans. lorraine bayless ended up dying in the hospital. but there is this to keep in mind -- >> the statistics are as low as 3%, just 3 out of 100 people would survive. you know, cpr, when done properly, does often result in broken ribs, so, it can be very traumatic. >> reporter: tonight, doctors tell us, just because the odds of success are low, that doesn't mean you do
they're not familiar with any of them and say one 53-year-old is known to law enforcement officials in santa cruz county. >> for public disorder, for property crimes, like theft. narcotic autos police have an important piece of evidence thanks to someone at sausalito yacht harbor. >> the instinct said they don't belong. and so that person took it further and said, well maybe i should take a picture. >> didn't know the value but for us, it's huge value because it places them at the scene of the crime. >> the yacht ran aground monday morning. police don't know why. the boat was stuck in the sand for hours and took quite a bit of maneuvering to free. it took about four hours to tow it. once on land, damage was evident. the man who will be doing repairs was actually pleased. >> better than we thought it would be. it's a strong boat. so it's -- it's weathered what it went through pretty good. >> the manager thinks it will take several months to repair. sausalito police say there are two lessons to be learned from the story. one, if you see something sus spishus, say something or in this
this drone above 400 feet within three miles of an airport violates federal guidelines, possibly even the law. with technology improving and prices dropping, the government worries many more will be taking off. new rules are being considered, but with drones easily available, will those rules be enough to keep our skies safe? david kerley, abc news, washington. >>> and coming up, guess who's back? a big return for princess leia, next. [ lisa ] my name's lisa, and chantix helped me quit. i honestly loved smoking, and i honestly didn't think i would ever quit. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. it put me at ease that you could smoke on the first week. [ male announcer ] some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these stop taking chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of depression or other mental health problems, which could get worse wh
to capture bin laden's son-in-law. an mazing story how they're going to bring him to the united states and how they found him? what is he saying tonight? >> do you know who has the happiest jobs in america? results are in. we're going to see if we can surprise you with them tonigh >>> walking could be a prescription for helping stroke survivors live belter lives. a study studdeed affects of walking on the health of 130 people that had strokes those who regularly walked reported a significant improvement in their kault of live. they also walked 17% farther in a test. >> will power can apparently be purchased. a study finds programs offering financial incentives to help people lose weight can work at least initially. the study done with mayo clinic employees found a system win sentives and penalties works best. participants were paid but had to pony up money when gaining weight. research will be discussed this weekend in san francisco. >> questions being raised about the health right after this frk a popular type of manicure keeping nails looking brighter and better, longer. perhaps you'
at the pavilion in san jose in order to accommodate the large crowd including law enforcement from around the state and beyond. lillian is here now with a look back at the service. lillian. >>reporter: it's been 9 days since sergeant baker and detective butler killed in the line of duty. today a final salute. tv. >> they came from all over the country. thus of officers dignitary friends and family filled the hp pa ville i don't know to honor and celebrate the lives of 2 san jose police officers. 51-year-old sergeant baker and 38-year-old officer butler. >> 2 heroes. 2 friends. taken from us far too soon at the hands of a mad man. >>reporter: the 2 were shot and killed by a sexual assault suspect. making them the first santa cruz police officers to be killed in the line of duty. the flag draped casket surround by pictures of them and their loved ones. butler was a mother of 2 young boys. 5 and two years old touching moment when partner went one her oldest son joaquin wearing the police hat clutching a teddy bear. >> i whispered to her that i would take care of our boys. and ma
. the law would apply to new gun shops. it comes after neighbors voice concerns over the opening of a gun shop. one member has questioned why local authorities granted permission for the store to operate before it obtained its sales permit. the plan needs votes from four of five councilmembers in order to pass. >>> the vallejo school board will layoff dozens of teachers when it meets on wednesday. the school district proposes cutting the equivalent of 46 full time positions from its budget. the state law requires them to notify teachers of layoffs by march 15th. >>> starting tomorrow, parking meter fees are going up around at&t park. the meter hours are being extended until 10:00 p.m. monday through saturday around the ballpark. the rates will be 25 cents an hour from 6:00 to 10:00. on event days, the rate wraith will increase to $7 an hour. >>> still to come, tragedy out of new york. a story of tragedy and survival as the couple heads to the hospital to have their first child. and cardinals from around the globe descend on rome. a look at the activity that will begin in just hours. and t
. >> connie: boy, you really missed a lot when you checked out, huh? the court of law decided i'm the real deal. kate howard is a symptom of mental illness. >> kate: oh, is this the same court of law that has both you and me on record for killing starr manning's family instead of johnny? you can tell the judges anything you want. i know the truth. >> connie: what truth, kate? the truth about your childhood in conabout your made-up name? everything about you is a lie. i'm the real deal! okay. okay. let's just talk about the facts. connie falconeri was born in bensonhurst. connie falconeri fell in love with sonny. connie falconeri was raped b joe jr. and pregnant with trey. but when connie falconeri had the child, she abandoned him. something snapped. >> kate: no. that is when i made the conscious decision to become kate howard. >> connie: oh, no. that's just what you tell yourself to fill in the gaps. >> kate: you are the liar. you lie about everything, connie, and you're lying about this. >> connie: then why are you so scared? you're starting to think i'm telling the truth, ain't you? >> d
by a sink hole. >> the bedroom floor collapsed and my brother-in-law is in there. he's underneath the house. >> how to tell if your home is on shaky ground. >>> and does absolutely everyone need a love song? ♪ >> wait until you hear what sparks a little romance in the panda cage. >>> good evening. as we come on the air, this friday night, the clock is ticking towards midnight and at midnight, the axe will fall on one of the biggest budget cuts in decades. the president today called the cuts dumb and arbitrary, saying they will grind down the u.s. economy, but there is no crisis atmosphere in capitol hill. take a look. the capitol building tonight, quiet. members of congress have already left town and the halls of congress, as you can see, are empty. abc's jonathan karl on what happens next. jon? >> reporter: the president had promised spending cuts known as the sequester would never happen, but after meeting with leaders here at the white house, he said he was basically powerless to stop them.
about that? >> there are suspicions but for that, we ask you to speak to the local law enforcement because the scope of the coast guard is just here to respond to the safety of those on board. ace police have surrounded the boat and police on jet skis appearing to go back in the water open their jet skis. it is unclear what the next move will be. the owner has arrived on the scene and is talking to the police about the boat which we have confirmed was stolen from the sausalito yacht harbor overnight. this yacht has a price tag of $2.7 million and is available if charters for $30,000. the situation is still unfolding here. we will keep you appraiseed what happens next. >> incredible. san francisco police have a suspect in custody after a deadly shooting and a foot chase. police say a 21-year-old man was shot several times at this busy intersection of 3rd street just before 8:30 this morning. the victim died at the hospital. officers chased a suspect for several blocks before they actually captured the suspect. a gun was recovered two blocks away. the suspect is a 22-year-old man who
told "nightline" he doesn't have a problem obeying the law. >> i have a problem with being an easy target and being a likable person that lawyers think i will get him in front of a jury and people will be jealous of him. >> reporter: francis has not declared personal bankruptcy and "girls gone wild" is still in existence and steve wynn's representatives say the corporate bankruptcy twist makes no difference to them. they are chasing their money against francis personally. our wild west saga goes on. i'm nick watt for "nightline" in los angeles. >> just ahead on "nightline" my trip into the sierra nevadas for a split boarding adventure with mountain riding legend jeremy jones. >> abc news "nightline" brought to you by allstate. yeah. yeah. then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] ...allstate safe driving bonus check? what is that? so weird, right? my agent, tom, said... [ voice of dennis ] ...only allstate sends you a bonus check for every six months you're accident-free... ...but i'm a woman. maybe it's a misprint. does it look like a misprint? ok. what i was trying... [ voice
ammunition designated only for law enforcement or military agencies. oakland city council members will discuss banning investing in gun or ammunition manufactureers. the city does not currently have any gun investments but the measure urges the oakland police and fire retirement fund to sell any gun investments they might have. the ban was already approved unanimously by a council committee. now it needs a vote of the full council to pass. >> santa clara board will meet to replace a former member who resigned and now faces up to a year in jail. he has agreed to plead guilty to felony charges later this month. he spent taxpayer and campaign donation money as his own. he admitted he suffers from a game peopling addiction and depression. supervisors will vote on two options, to appoint someone to the vacant seat or schedule an election between now and june 25. >> the bay area has a new distinction but nothing to be proud of, the commute if we need to tell you, is bad. so bad there is a new name for it. kira klapper is live with that. >> some of us can now refer to ourselves as mega c
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